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Monthly report: February 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 114 influencers like Poynter and Chris Krewson, discussing hashtags such as #KMF20 , #coronavirus and #MeToo.
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Can Journalism Be Saved?

On Feb 7, 2020
@ckrewson shared
Seriously this @nybooks review slash history is definitely the best Future of Journalism piece since @cshirky dazzled everyone with Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable https://t.co/tPs5CKZAbA. Well done @NicholasLemann.
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Newspapers are dying. Can journalism be saved?

www.nybooks.com
On Feb 7, 2020
@ckrewson shared
Seriously this @nybooks review slash history is definitely the best Future of Journalism piece since @cshirky dazzled everyone with Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable https://t.co/tPs5CKZAbA. Well done @NicholasLemann.
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Can Journalism Be Saved?

Can Journalism Be Saved?

Newspapers are dying. Can journalism be saved?

Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence

On Feb 14, 2020
@mathewi shared
Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence: https://t.co/aw54shJ2h2 - via:@pressgazette
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Peers have launched a new inquiry on the future of journalism in the UK.

www.pressgazette.co.uk
On Feb 14, 2020
@mathewi shared
Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence: https://t.co/aw54shJ2h2 - via:@pressgazette
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Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence

Peers launch inquiry into future of journalism in UK with call for evidence

Peers have launched a new inquiry on the future of journalism in the UK.

Lenfest Local Lab job opening: Neighborhood Newsletter Editor

On Feb 28, 2020
@pilhofer shared
RT @Maghielse: The @PhillyInquirer & @lenfestinst are working on a portfolio of neighborhood-level newsletters to give people more personalized options for getting their local news. But we need some help pulling it off. Come be our Neighborhood Newsletter Editor! https://t.co/4v8iQI7CdE
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The Lenfest Local Lab is hiring a newsletter editor for a year-long pilot project in partnership with The Philadelphia Inquirer.

www.lenfestinstitute.org
On Feb 28, 2020
@pilhofer shared
RT @Maghielse: The @PhillyInquirer & @lenfestinst are working on a portfolio of neighborhood-level newsletters to give people more personalized options for getting their local news. But we need some help pulling it off. Come be our Neighborhood Newsletter Editor! https://t.co/4v8iQI7CdE
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Lenfest Local Lab job opening: Neighborhood Newsletter Editor

Lenfest Local Lab job opening: Neighborhood Newsletter Editor

The Lenfest Local Lab is hiring a newsletter editor for a year-long pilot project in partnership with The Philadelphia Inquirer.

A new cross-border science journalism initiative for Latin America

On Feb 11, 2020
@webjournalist shared
RT @gingerthomp1: I’m deeply impressed by all the ways @InquireFirst is supporting cross-border reporting. Here’s the latest. Congrats @2lynnewalker and to your team. https://t.co/KS0rt3Q9bz via @HHMINEWS @EurekAlert
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InquireFirst is pleased to announce a new initiative to encourage crossborder reporting on science, health and the environment by Latin American journalists.

www.eurekalert.org
On Feb 11, 2020
@webjournalist shared
RT @gingerthomp1: I’m deeply impressed by all the ways @InquireFirst is supporting cross-border reporting. Here’s the latest. Congrats @2lynnewalker and to your team. https://t.co/KS0rt3Q9bz via @HHMINEWS @EurekAlert
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A new cross-border science journalism initiative for Latin America

A new cross-border science journalism initiative for Latin America

InquireFirst is pleased to announce a new initiative to encourage crossborder reporting on science, health and the environment by Latin American journalists.

Google News Initiative and Oxford University agree extension in support for Digital News Project to August 2023

On Feb 12, 2020
@jbenton shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Really proud to share we have agreed an extension of the Digital News Project Google has supported at @risj_oxford since 2015. £4.77m over 3 years for - *Expansion of Digital News Report *Journalist fellowships *Off-site leadership development programmes https://t.co/IDDRsCxAy7
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The financial value of the agreement is £4.77m The Google News Initiative and Oxford University have agreed on an extension to the current grant for the Reuters Institute Digital News Report and the related Digital News Project, for a further three years from 2021 to 2023. The extension ...

On Feb 12, 2020
@jbenton shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: Really proud to share we have agreed an extension of the Digital News Project Google has supported at @risj_oxford since 2015. £4.77m over 3 years for - *Expansion of Digital News Report *Journalist fellowships *Off-site leadership development programmes https://t.co/IDDRsCxAy7
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Google News Initiative and Oxford University agree extension in support for Digital News Project to August 2023

Google News Initiative and Oxford University agree extension in support for Digital News Project to August 2023

The financial value of the agreement is £4.77m The Google News Initiative and Oxford University have agreed on an extension to the current grant for the Reuters Institute Digital News ...

Why people still fall for fake screenshots

On Feb 13, 2020
@Poynter shared
What is it about fake screenshots that makes people vulnerable to thinking they’re real? Cognitive hijacking. https://t.co/4S1ms0KR0s
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This is Feb. 13, 2020 Factually's edition, a newsletter written by the International Fact-Checking Network and the American Press Institute

www.poynter.org
On Feb 13, 2020
@Poynter shared
What is it about fake screenshots that makes people vulnerable to thinking they’re real? Cognitive hijacking. https://t.co/4S1ms0KR0s
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Why people still fall for fake screenshots

Why people still fall for fake screenshots

This is Feb. 13, 2020 Factually's edition, a newsletter written by the International Fact-Checking Network and the American Press Institute

State Antes Up Funding for Local Journalism Project After Long Delay

On Feb 13, 2020
@ckrewson shared
RT @BuxMontNews: NJ Antes Up Funding for Local Journalism Project After Long Delay https://t.co/pYM6xChUru via @njspotlight
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A nonprofit information consortium hopes to foster civic engagement and help to fill the gap caused by decimation of news industry

www.njspotlight.com
On Feb 13, 2020
@ckrewson shared
RT @BuxMontNews: NJ Antes Up Funding for Local Journalism Project After Long Delay https://t.co/pYM6xChUru via @njspotlight
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State Antes Up Funding for Local Journalism Project After Long Delay

State Antes Up Funding for Local Journalism Project After Long Delay

A nonprofit information consortium hopes to foster civic engagement and help to fill the gap caused by decimation of news industry

The Guardian has shown us the future of journalism, and it is — coffee shops!

On Feb 21, 2020
@mathewi shared
@emilybell @celrae @jemimakiss Found a piece I wrote about it for Gigaom https://t.co/baSIZZhTfG
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The Guardian has gotten a fair amount of ribbing on Twitter for opening a coffee shop in London, but the venture is just another element in the newspaper's

gigaom.com
On Feb 21, 2020
@mathewi shared
@emilybell @celrae @jemimakiss Found a piece I wrote about it for Gigaom https://t.co/baSIZZhTfG
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The Guardian has shown us the future of journalism, and it is — coffee shops!

The Guardian has shown us the future of journalism, and it is — coffee shops!

The Guardian has gotten a fair amount of ribbing on Twitter for opening a coffee shop in London, but the venture is just another element in the newspaper's

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